May 28, 2015


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Elijah Harper: 1949-2013

June 19, 1990: NDP MLA Elijah Harper sits in the Manitoba Legislature holding an eagle feather for spiritual strength as he continues to delay the house debate on the Meech Lake Accord.
Indian Claims Commissioner Elijah Harper appears to be peering at a horse mounted Indian in full headress from the side of a mountain, as he is reflected in the picture that is on his office wall in Ottawa in 2000.
Elijah Harper
Elijah Harper
June 15, 1990: Elijah Harper is greeted with flowers at an Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs meeting.
June 22, 1990: NDP MLA Elijah Harper salutes supporters from the steps of the Manitoba Legislature after refusing to let the debate on the Meech Lake Accord go any further.
June 18, 1990: Phil Fontaine (left) and Elijah Harper (right) at a meeting with chiefs and federal negotiator Jack London in Winnipeg.
Elijah Harper, about 6 years old, in Red Sucker Lake.
May 20, 2008: Former politician and honorary Cree Chief Elijah Harper holds up one of two Eagle feathers he held during Meech Lake proceedings, in Ottawa.
Former politician and honourary Cree Chief Elijah Harper holds up one of two eagle feathers he held during the Meech Lake proceedings.
Elijah Harper beside the Red RIver in Juba Park in Winnipeg.
June 19, 1990: NDP MLA Elijah Harper sits in the Manitoba Legislature holding an eagle feather for spiritual strength as he continues to delay the house debate on the Meech Lake Accord. - Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
Indian Claims Commissioner Elijah Harper appears to be peering at a horse mounted Indian in full headress from the side of a mountain, as he is reflected in the picture that is on his office wall in Ottawa in 2000. - Tom Hanson / The Canadian Press Archives
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Elijah Harper -
June 15, 1990: Elijah Harper is greeted with flowers at an Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs meeting. - Wayne Glowacki / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Archives
June 22, 1990: NDP MLA Elijah Harper salutes supporters from the steps of the Manitoba Legislature after refusing to let the debate on the Meech Lake Accord go any further. - Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
June 18, 1990: Phil Fontaine (left) and Elijah Harper (right) at a meeting with chiefs and federal negotiator Jack London in Winnipeg. - Gerry Cairns / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Archives
Elijah Harper, about 6 years old, in Red Sucker Lake. - Handout
May 20, 2008: Former politician and honorary Cree Chief Elijah Harper holds up one of two Eagle feathers he held during Meech Lake proceedings, in Ottawa. - Tom Hanson / THE CANADIAN PRESS Archives
Former politician and honourary Cree Chief Elijah Harper holds up one of two eagle feathers he held during the Meech Lake proceedings. - Tom Hanson / THE CANADIAN PRESS Archives
Elijah Harper beside the Red RIver in Juba Park in Winnipeg. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press Archives

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